Ragda Patties


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Ragda Patties is a Maharashtrian fast food recipe with white peas cooked in a spicy mix and topped on potato patties. Learn how to make/prepare Ragda Patties by following this easy recipe at tarladalal.com

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Ragda Patties recipe - How to make Ragda Patties

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For patties
1/2 kg boiled and mashed potatoes
2 to 3 bread slices (for crispiness)
salt to taste

For ragda
1/2 kg safed vatana (dried white peas)
turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp each, ginger (adrak) paste and garlic (lehsun) paste
chilli powder, salt
1 onion
2 tomatoes (optional)
2 tsp garam masala

For sweet chutney
1/2 cup pulp of dates (soak dates in hot water for 1/2 an hour, deseed and grind them. Strain to get a smooth paste),
1/4 cup tamarind (imli) pulp
1/4 cup jaggery (gur) or sugar

For spicy chutney
coriander (dhania)
green chillies (amount varies as per the taste)
a pinch of salt
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

For garnishing
yellow thin sev
finely chopped coriander (dhania)
finely chopped onions
crushed puris of pani puri(optional).

  1. Soak the white peas overnight. or if you are in hurry, soak them for 4 hours in hot water. wash and add some salt and water. pressure cook till soft.
  2. Dip bread slices in water for just a moment and squeeze them to remove excess water. mix them with mashed potatoes and add salt. make small balls of the mixture and flatten them.
  3. Heat a griddle. pour some oil. arrange the patties on the heated griddle. turn upside down once the bottom side of patties is brown. shallow fry all the patties till brown and crisp.
  4. Chop onions and tomatoes.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. add onion pieces, saute for a minute. then add tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste and fry for some time.
  6. Now add boiled peas, chili powder, salt and some water for desired consistency. cover and cook for 10 minutes. ragda is ready.
  7. Grind all the ingredients of sweet chutney with some water into a fine paste. in the same way, make spicy chutney.
  8. To serve, arrange patties in a dish, pour some ragda on top. add sweet chutney and spicy chutney.
  9. Garnish with thin sev, coriander leaves, onions and crushed puris

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